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Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Re-registration of Providers and Other Measures) Bill 2010


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Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Re-registration of Providers and Other Measures) Bill 2009



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 and Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Act 1997 to: require all institutions currently registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students to re-register by 31 December 2010; introduce two new registration criteria; require providers to maintain and publish a list of persons/agents who represent them; provide the minister with a discretion to enable a suspended provider to accept monies in certain circumstances; enable national alignment of regulatory actions; and provide for regulations to be made in relation to: providers’ agents, and criteria to be applied when consideration is given to whether a course is a suitable alternative course.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 19/08/09  
Second reading moved 19/08/09  
Second reading debate 19/10/09  
Second reading agreed to 19/10/09  
Consideration in detail debate 19/10/09 Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 19/10/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26/10/09  
Second reading moved 26/10/09  
Second reading debate 03/02/10  
Second reading agreed to 03/02/10  
Committee of the Whole debate 03/02/10  
Committee of the Whole debate 04/02/10 Amendment details: 1 Opposition and 2 Xenophon/Australian Greens agreed to
Third reading agreed to 04/02/10  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 08/02/10  
Consideration of Senate message 11/02/10 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment 1 and disagreed to amendments 2 and 3
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 22/02/10 Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments nos 2 and 3
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 22/02/10  
Assent 03/03/10 Act no.: 10 - Year: 2010
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
SOUTHCOTT, Andrew, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5958]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Independent/Australian Greens [sheet 6041 revised]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Opposition [sheet 5969 revised]
CORMANN, Sen Mathias

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate to which the House of Representatives has disagreed

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (20/08/2009): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (16/10/2009)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )